Seven fall prey to Covid, 200 new cases in Amritsar district

Seven fall prey to Covid, 200 new cases in Amritsar district

Hall Bazaar area wears a deserted look during the weekend lockdown in Amritsar on Sunday. Vishal Kumar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 13

The health authorities on Sunday reported 200 new Covid-19 cases and seven casualties in the district.

The count of cases rose to 4,896 and the death toll increased to 256. As many as 3,619 persons have recovered so far and the district now has 813 active cases. The positive news is that 176 patients were discharged after recovery on Sunday.

The new 200 cases included 108 persons with influenza-like illness (ILI) and 92 contacts of Covid patients. The deceased have been identified as Harjit Singh (50) of Sandhu Avenue, Baldev Singh (79) of Janta Colony, Inderpal Singh (76) of Silver Estate Colony, Harbhajan Kaur (67) of Modern Colony, Sanju (30) of Indra Colony, Sukhdev Singh (59) of Bhoewali village in Ajnala tehsil and Amarjit Kaur (52) of Kot Mitt Singh.

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